The new single from Fanclub is a delightful mix of synth and indiepop. The synths drive the song whilst the guitars buzz around in support. The vocals of Leslie Crunkilton are a delight as ever as she sings of “sneaking through unlocked gates” to spend time with a loved one before the inevitable heartbreak comes. Facebook Continue reading Fanclub – Trespassing
Let’s hope that Hal Borland’s famous quote holds true for new releases this month whilst I round up some of the last of April’s offerings. Asilomar – Shimmer and Faded A short shimmering introduction from this new dreampop/shoegaze band from … Continue reading April is a promise that May is bound to keep!
Fanclub, the band that features ex members of Letting Up Despite Great Faults, have collated the three songs they released last year alongside two new ones for the All The Same EP. The EP opens with the Stranger from which the EP takes it title from. I previously covered the track here and the song sounds even stronger two months on. The other “older” tracks Leaves and Reflections mix indie and synthpop together to great effect. The guitars are more conspicuous on new song Swear which highlights the voice of singer/guitarist Leslie Crunkilton as she sings with mixed emotions. The … Continue reading Fanclub – All The Same EP
I gave Fanclub a fleeting mention last month but with this, their third track, let’s give them more of a posting! I love the music and beats on Stranger which is their best track to date. Mixing a bit of synth pop here , a bit of twee there and plenty of indiepop everywhere this track mixes all those ingredients up perfectly. Everything you will want, and need, in a pop song. Facebook Continue reading Fanclub – Stranger
Rounding up some new tracks that have been released over the past few weeks or two… The Golden Rail – Don’t Let Go Of The Light The first single taken from a yet unnamed second album due for release next year. Distinct and mature sounding indiepop from the band that features ex members of Palisades, The Rainyard, Header, Summer Suns etc. Facebook Rei Clone – Wave Somewhat noisy and very impressive shoegaze from Texan’s Rei Clone. Facebook Fanclub – Reflection More from Texas but this time a slice of twee inspired indiepop. Facebook Fawns of Love – Mournful Eyes The … Continue reading One Track Wonders…..